University of Alabama

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations in the College of Communication and Information Sciences is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in our nationally recognized public relations program.

Applicants must demonstrate strong potential to establish and maintain a scholarly research program. Because our departmental mission is to “shape the future of global public relations and advertising,” we welcome diverse research perspectives and leadership-focused thinking.

Once hired, this faculty member will be expected to teach in the department’s curriculum. UA is a student-centered research university. Thus, it is preferred that candidates have prior teaching experience and are able to successfully engage students in the classroom. Applicants must display an ability to be an active and involved member of a highly collaborative faculty team.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate by the time of appointment, the ability to teach PR writing, management, and campaigns, and expertise in one or more areas of the following areas: digital communication management, nonprofit communication management, crisis communication, sports and entertainment communication management.

Opportunities exist for teaching in the department’s integrated M.A. program, the college’s interdisciplinary mass communication curriculum, as well as in the college’s doctoral program.

Upload application, resume, cover letter and three letters of recommendation at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu to apply.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but the review process begins November 30, 2017. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Eyun-Jung Ki (Ki@apr.ua.edu), Search Committee Chair, University of Alabama, Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172.

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